KGB: Red Hen Press

September 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Florencia Ramirez trained as a researcher at the University of Chicago’s School of Public Policy. She won the sixth Gift of Freedom Creative Nonfiction Award from the A Room of Her Own Foundation (AROHO). Her articles appear in Edible Communities Magazine, the San Jose Mercury News, among others, and her popular blog. She lives in Oxnard, California, an agricultural town on the Pacific coast that smells of celery, strawberries and fertilizers with her husband and three young children. Her latest book, Eat Less Water (Red Hen Press, 2017), provides a solution to water shortages in our kitchens.

Pope Brock is a writer and teacher living in Arlington, Massachusetts. He is the author of three books: Indiana Gothic (Nan A. Talese, 1999), Charlatan: America’s Most Dangerous Huckster, The Man Who Pursued Him and The Age of Film Flam (Crown, 2008), and Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow’s Moon (Red Hen Press, 2017). His articles have appeared in GQ, Esquire, Rolling Stone, the London Sunday Times Magazine, and many other publications.

Catherine Woodard is the author of Opening the Mouth of the Dead, a story in poems by lone goose press (9/7/17 in paperback and and a limited-edition book art). She swerved to poetry after an award-winning career in journalism. Woodard helped return Poetry in Motion® to the NYC subways and is vice president of the Poetry Society of America. Her poems have appeared in literary journals, anthologies and CNN online. She co-published Still Against War/Poems for Marie Ponsot and has been featured in The Best American Poetry blog. She is a former president of Artists Space. A former newspaper and new media journalist, Woodard volunteers with the News Literacy Project.